字幕表 動画を再生する 英語字幕をプリント Today we're going to show you how to do Cat's Cradle. This is a two person string game that you play with a friend. And basically you are going to create three shapes over and over again, and pass the string back and forth to each other. The object of this game is to see how long you can keep it going without messing it up. OK, to get started, you're gonna take your string loop and lay it over your friend's hands and then you're going to pull it up from the inside and wrap it around the wrist once, and then do the same thing on the other side. Now your friend can open up her hands and she's going to use her middle finger to pick up the string on the opposite wrist for each side. This shape is actually the cat's cradle. This is the first shape. Alright now, you are going to take your thumb and your pointer finger, and you're going to grab an X on each side and move it out and around this bottom string. So, your friend's hands are this way, so you want to come at it from the side. You're going to reach in and grab an X on each side, just like that. You're going to pull that out around the bottom string and under it, right through it. As you push up, your friend is going to release all the strings and you are going to open your thumb and forefinger. You should have the second shape which is this X shape. Next, your friend is going to grab the two Xs on the sides and bring them out and around the two inner strings and under. Push them up through the center and open her thumb and forefinger while you release all the strings. This makes the tractor shape. Alright, the next step from this tractor shape you're going to come from the side. You're going to take your right hand and you're going to reach over the first two strings on the right and grab the inner string with your pinky and hold on to it You pull it back to make a triangle here. Then you're going to do the same thing with your left hand. Reach over the left side and grab that inner right string, pull it back and make another triangle. Now you're going to take your thumb and forefinger and put them into the triangle and under, up, and around the center. Now, while you do this, be sure you do not let go of these pinky strings down here. You're going to open your thumb and forefinger while your friend releases everything. Just don't let go of those pinkies. Now you're back to the cats cradle again. It may look upside down but it's the same shape. From here you just keep repeating all the steps, and you try to keep it going as long as you can. Grab the Xs, pull them out and around and up through the center. Grab the Xs, pull them out and around and up through the center. You keep this going as long as you can. See if you cannot mess it up. It's sometimes fun to see if you can speed it up a little bit too. OK, so if you like this game, be sure to check out some of my other videos on string games. I'll show you how to make jacob's ladder, I'll teach you how to make kitty whiskers, cup and saucer and I've also got a video on some neat tricks that you can do with jacob's ladder once you know how to make it. So have fun!